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Atlanta's Devonta Freeman in line for a big paycheck?

HOUSTON, TX - FEBRUARY 05: Devonta Freeman #24 of the Atlanta Falcons runs for a first down against the New England Patriots during Super Bowl 51 at NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

  • Atlanta Falcons RB Devonta Freeman has stated that he wants elite money for the position, and Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff said on SiriusXM’s Schein on Sports that he is confident a long-term deal will get done.
  • Only three HBs have finished in the top 25 in both run and receiving grade for the last two seasons: Pittsburgh’s Le’Veon Bell, Buffalo’s LeSean McCoy, and Freeman.
  • Bell and McCoy are set to be the highest and second-highest paid HBs in 2017.
  • After finishing the 2015 season ranked 20th in overall grade, Freeman improved to No. 10 in 2016.

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